NCSU Campus Specialists:
Catherine LePrevost, Teaching Assistant Professor, Applied Ecology, Agromedicine Campus Coordinator
Phone: (919) 515-2276
Fax: (919) 515-5327
Dr. LePrevost is the Extension specialist in Agromedicine and the NCSU Agromedicine Campus Coordinator. Her office is on the NCSU campus, but Catherine’s research pulls her into rural and agricultural communities across North Carolina. Her work emphasizes farmworker health and the importance of community healthcare workers to the agricultural workforce. Contact Catherine if you have questions about farmworker resources, community-based healthcare, or other health-related resources for rural communities.
Grant Ellington, Extension Associate Professor, Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Phone: (919) 515-6793
Fax: (919) 515-6772
Dr. Ellington is a professional engineer and an associate professor at NC State University. Grant also serves as an Extension Specialist and researcher focused on improving the efficiency of machinery and other technology used to produce flue-cured tobacco. Reach out to Grant for information about agricultural engineering and farm equipment.
ECU Campus Specialists:
Robin Tutor-Marcom, NC Agromedicine Institute Director
Phone: (252) 744-1045
The NC Agromedicine Institute works with a wide variety of agricultural stakeholders to promote the health and well-being of farmers, fishermen and foresters across North Carolina. Dr. Marcom oversees the many different programs offered through the Institute. Robin emphasizes total farmer health by encouraging farmers to take care of their body and mind by offering solutions to help alleviate farm stress. Contact Robin to learn more about the services offered at the Institute.
Alyssa Spence, Extension Specialist, NC Agromedicine Institute Associate Director
Phone: (828) 380-1327
Fax: (252) 527-1290
Alyssa is an Extension specialist in agromedicine, farm safety, and health. She is stationed off-campus at ECU at the NC Agromedicine Institute. Alyssa works to train county agents, farmers, farmworkers and youth on relevant safety and health topics to help keep people safe while engaging in agriculture. Contact Alyssa to set up a safety training, youth safety event, or to connect you with other farm safety and health experts.
Jessica Wilburn, Agromedicine Nurse Coordinator
Phone: (252) 744-1008
As a farmer and a certified Nurse Practitioner, Jessica works with other agromedicine nurses and local healthcare providers to offer healthcare services to farmers across the state. Some of these services include respirator fit-testing, spirometry, basic health screenings and more. Contact Jessica if you’d like to set-up a health-screening event for farmers or farmworkers in your area.
NCA&T Campus Specialists
Crystal Cook Marshall, NC AgrAbility Program, NCA&T Agromedicine Campus Coordinator